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Vaccination urged by state health officials

State health officials and statewide healthcare groups held a news conference this week urging people to get a COVID-19 vaccination.

Dr. David Basel with Avera Health said people have some misperceptions, including that they are immune if they have already had COVID-19.

Basel said they are concerned with the rise of infections in younger people.

Basel said that people are also still wrongly comparing COVID-19 to the flu.

More information on where to receive a COVID-19 vaccine can be found at


(Thanks in part, WNAX)

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